Hurst Planetarium

The Hurst Planetarium is managed by the Ella Sharp Museum, nestled in the beautiful Ella Sharp Park. Astronomy shows are presented under the 30-foot dome throughout the year with a new state-of-the art OmniStar projector. The Planetarium offers shows featuring a live presentation of the stars, virtual night sky tours, private planetarium events and shows, night sky observing programs, and is a virtual classroom resource for parents and educations and Scouting groups.

The newly updated planetarium offers an amazing and unique venue for private events including birthday parties, baby showers, graduation open houses, anniversaries, weddings, receptions & more.

The Planetarium is also available for private shows virtually. In 2020 the staff of Ella Sharp Museum provided multiple shows for a families all across the world including India, California, and New York. To learn more about the Hurst Planetarium, visit or call the museum at 517-787-2320.


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